Isn’t it amazing how having support during a difficult time can make a huge difference to you. My daughter has been diagnosed with chronic fatigue (ME) and it has been a tough couple of weeks sorting out how she will get treatment and also getting support for her in school. Whilst chronic fatigue isn’t life… Continue reading The power of support
This week I’ve been stitching the ribbons down. I did a test piece first to test stitches on the ribbon. I tried a sharps needle and ballpoint needle, straight and zig zag stitch and freehand and normal stitching. I ended up using a normal zig zag stitch with a ballpoint needle.
I’m struggling to decide what to write – the truth or a false picture? If I tell the truth I feel as if I’m moaning but if I give a false picture then I am adding to all the other false pictures on social media which make people feel inadequate and that their lives aren’t… Continue reading The truth or a false picture?
Devastation this week when I found out my new work diary doesn’t fit into the cover I made for last year’s diary (why can’t they make them all the same size!!!!) The cover makes me smile every time I see it so I wasn’t happy. The only good thing to come out of this is… Continue reading A quick stitching project
Its been a while since I posted a blog. There’s been a lot going on with a family holiday and my daughter being ill so I decided to give myself a ‘blog holiday’ and not feel guilty about the lack of a blog post. We had a good two weeks chilling out and visiting places… Continue reading Comparing myself
School holidays are here and not much stitching has taken place. Time is taken up by getting ready for holidays, sorting out new school uniform and entertaining my daughter. We have been spending time outside in the sunshine and reading lots and lots of books. A rare treat and very enjoyable 🙂 Every year I… Continue reading Music to fuel your soul
There’s been a blood mood this week. Not that I saw it due to the heavy rain clouds. I have felt really unsettled and more anxious than normal around the time it was here. I keep hearing things on how the moon can affect your mood and I’ve never believed it. After how I felt… Continue reading Blood moon